Vittsjö

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VITTSJÖ

Province (Landskap): Skåne
County (Län): Skåne län (until 1997 Kristianstads län)
Additions : 1952 Verum, Visseltofta
Incorporated into : 1974 Hässleholm, Osby

Arms of Vittsjö

Official blazon

I fält av silver en svart bjälke belagd med en kunglig krona av guld och åtföljd av två svarta hästskor.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted in 1969. It symbolises the episode in the Winter of 1611 when Swedish troops under the leadership of the future King Gustaf II Adolf during a War Raid in the Area, had been surrounded. They the fled over the Ice which broke under Gustaf Adolf, which was then rescued by a Chamber Servant and a Rider.



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Literature : - Andersson, 1994.